As Up to Now

Canadian Premiere | Hungary | 21 min

Director: Katalin Moldovai

Writer: Katalin Moldovai, Zita Paloczi

Stars: Vera Venczel, Ildiko Toth, Andrea Soptei, Rozi Lovas

Country/Language:  Hungary/Hungarian

Notable Festivals: Cannes Cinefoundation

Synopsis:Margaret (82) lives on her own and now leaves to the hospital with her daughter Judith (45), with whom they became alienated. During the examination it turns out that Margaret suffers from serious skin cancer. Due to the metastasis the lady-doctor disinclined to treat her. Only Judith understands the diagnosis, since Margaret is a hard of hearing. Because of her job and commitments at home Judith cannot stay with her mother, at the same time she is unable to tell her the truth. She bribes the doctor to treat her mother in one way or other and then she travels home. Henceforth Margaret goes to the treatments alone.

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